Marrakech COP22 UN Climate Change Negotiations

Jon Price, Director of Innovation and Knowledge Exchange will be leading a delegation from the University of Sheffield to UNFCCC COP22 Marakech: UN climate change conference in November.

The aim will be to progress talks on Economic Diversification in the GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) and on Food Security.

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Following the launch of new initiatives at the 2015 COP21 Meeting in Paris, Energy 2050 and the Grantham Centre for Sustainable Futures have been actively developing projects in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region for both food security and advanced manufacturing.

Discussions have been held at ministerial levels in a number of countries focused on supporting economic diversification through digital learning, knowledge exchange and joint developments through advanced manufacturing.